Transport Strategy Manager

Nottingham City Council

Transport Strategy Manager

The starting salary is £49,702 (Level One) rising to £51,733 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period.

We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…

Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors. Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.

We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!

Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference. We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.

We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.

The Transport Strategy service is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join an ambitious and innovative team. The team has a central role in developing transport policies and programmes that support the delivery of the Council’s Carbon Neutral 2028 Plan and other economic and environmental strategies. The post offers the opportunity to lead the preparation of our next Local Transport Plan and all aspects of transport planning including policy development, bidding for funding, commissioning projects, scheme delivery, communications and monitoring and evaluation activities. The post holder will lead a team of colleagues and partners to help deliver on a wide range of Council Plan and partner transport related objectives.

•    High level understanding and experience and degree or equivalent in Transport and/ or Land Use Planning or other related discipline or a minimum of three years employment experience in a relevant area.
•    Detailed knowledge of current transport planning policy, associated legislation, practice and procedures. Including local transport planning and transport modelling.
•    Experienced in working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders and partners, to efficiently deliver a range of transport projects that meet customer needs.
•    Ability to present and communicate complex local transport issues in an appropriate and effective manner to a wide range of customers, stakeholders and partners.

For informal enquiries please contact: Johanna Lam, Tel: 0115 876 5843 Email: [email protected]

Useful information for Applicants

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.

This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.

Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.

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Closing date: 7th August 2022 at midnight


  • Location: Nottingham
  • Job Title: Transport Strategy Manager
  • Salary: £49,702
  • Closed: 7 Aug 2022

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